Student Life

Social Opportunities for North Carolina Virtual Academy Students

At NCVA, we believe hanging out and making friends online is just as important as hitting the books.

We have lots of fun student activities!

Our online clubs and organizations are a great way to connect with peers, learn new things, share interests and passions, and just have a blast with your classmates and teachers! Check out these clubs and contact your teacher to sign up!*

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Animal Lovers

Open to students in grades K–2.

Calling all animal enthusiasts! Join us as we explore different animals and go behind the scenes to learn about their care.

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Art Expressions Clubs

Open to students in grades K–2 and 3–5.

Express your creativity through art! These clubs offer students the chance to engage in drawing-based activities to express themselves and learn how art can be a great coping skill for various emotions—or just for fun!

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Arts Club

Open to students in grades 6–12.

Students collaborate within an artistic community, sharing and showcasing their favorite art styles and techniques.

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Battle of the Books

Open to students in grades 6–8.

This is a competitive reading club where we dive into specific books and engage in trivia to test our knowledge. Join a team and see who knows the most about the books! May the odds be ever in your favor.

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Book Club (non-competitive)

Open to students in grades 6–8.

Students who enjoy reading come together to discuss a group book and books of their choice.

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Book Club

Open to students in grades 9–12.

Students who enjoy reading come together to socialize and discuss their favorite books.

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Chess Club

Open to students in grades 9–12.

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned player, our chess club offers a welcoming environment to learn, practice, and compete. Join us to improve your skills, meet fellow chess enthusiasts, and have fun!

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Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Open to students in grades 9–12.

FCCLA is a national organization open to students who have completed or are enrolled in family and consumer science, apparel/fashion, culinary, interior design, or early childhood education classes.

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Open to students in grades 6–8 and 9–12.

Deepen your faith and passion for sports in our monthly student-led huddles. Enjoy games, Bible readings, prayer, and sharing testimonies in a welcoming and relaxed setting. This club is open to everyone, not just athletes.

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Geek Club

Open to students in grades 3–5.

Geek out with us at the Geek Club, a safe space to discuss all things geeky. Whether you’re into superheroes, video games, Disney, Harry Potter, Star Wars, or anything else nerdy, we celebrate it all!

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HOSA: Future Health Professionals

Open to students in grades 9–12.

This national organization is designed to foster leadership skills and educate students about opportunities in the health industry.

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HS Esports Team

Open to students in grades 9–12.

This club is open to those who love gaming and/or want to compete nationally. Students participate in tournaments and can earn scholarships, get noticed by colleges, and join a thriving esports community.

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HS Student Council

Open to students in grades 9–12.

The NCVA High School Student Council plans and facilitates student initiatives such as Connection Corner, charity drives, student elections, and the quarterly student newsletter.

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Kindness/SAVE Promise Club

Open to students in grades 6–12.

SAVE Promise is a club established by Sandy Hook with the goal of empowering student leaders to play an active role in enhancing school safety. In this club, we work to promote kindness throughout our school and community.

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Open to students in grades 6–8.

Makerspace is a club that encourages creativity and self-expression! Students select a project from our Virtual Makerspace Board, unleash their creativity based on the weekly theme, and share their creations with other middle school students!

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National Honor Society

Open to students in grades 9–12 by invitation only.

Students are invited to join the National Honor Society based on their academic achievements, service record, leadership qualities, and commitment to their community, both past and potential.

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National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Open to students in grades 6–8 by invitation only.

Invitations to apply to the NJHS are sent in January or February to middle school students with a 3.5 GPA. The application requests evidence of service, character, citizenship, and leadership. Members must maintain a 3.5 GPA and complete community service.

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Open to students in grades K–12.

Drop in to learn about upcoming social opportunities!

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Pokémon Club

Open to students in gradesK–5.

Join our monthly Pokémon Club and dive into the world of Pokémon! Whether you’re a seasoned trainer or just starting out, come chat, learn, and share your love for all things Pokémon!

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Rainbow Alliance

Open to students in grades 6–12.

The Rainbow Alliance welcomes students of all gender and sexual identities. We explore LGBTQ+ history, current events, and issues in a safe environment. Plus, we play lots of games and have a great time together!

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Scrapbooking & Diamond Painting Club

Open to students in grades 6–12.

This club offers a chance to socialize while learning about the tools, technology, and strategies used in scrapbooking, greeting card making, and diamond painting. Whether you’re an experienced crafter or looking to learn, everyone is welcome to join us for a creative experience!

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Storytime Book Club

Open to students in grades K–2.

Dive into the wonderful world of books while making new friends. Each session includes a story reading followed by fun activities related to the book. It’s the perfect opportunity to spark a love for reading and creativity!

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Travel Club

Open to students in grades K–2.

Embark on a global adventure with The Traveler’s Club! Through virtual tours, stories, and activities, students explore the history, traditions, and cultures of different countries. Join us to ignite a passion for learning about the world!

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Yearbook Club

Open to students in grades 6–12.

The Yearbook Club welcomes students interested in journalistic writing, photography, and page design. Members should be prepared to fulfill specific responsibilities and meet deadlines for submitting original work, including articles, captions, layouts, and photographs.